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Indicator 3C: Proficiency for Children with IEPs (Alternate Academic Achievement Standards)

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Definition 

Indicator 3C: Proficiency for Children with IEPs (Alternate Academic Achievement Standards)

Measurement 

Proficiency rate percent = [(# of children with IEPs scoring at or above proficient against alternate academic achievement standards) divided by the (total # of children with IEPs who received a valid score and for whom a proficiency level was assigned for the alternate assessment)]. Calculate separately for reading and math.  Calculate separately for grades 4, 8, and high school. The proficiency rate includes both children with IEPs enrolled for a full academic year and those not enrolled for a full academic year.

Proficiency rate percent = [(# of children with IEPs scoring at or above proficient against alternate academic achievement standards) divided by the (total # of children with IEPs who received a valid score and for whom a proficiency level was assigned for the alternate assessment)]

How is Colorado doing on this indicator?

Targets for the Current SPP/APR Cycle

Indicator 3C Targets >=
Subject Group Name 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Reading Grade 4 17.91% 19.92% 21.93% 23.93% 25.94% 27.95%
Reading Grade 8 38.88% 39.05% 39.23% 39.40% 39.58% 39.75%
Reading High School 34.97% 35.99% 37.01% 38.02% 39.04% 40.06%
Math Grade 4 25.93% 26.81% 27.69% 28.58% 29.46% 30.34%
Math Grade 8 8.68% 10.23% 11.77% 13.32% 14.86% 16.41%
Math High School 5.13% 5.71% 6.29% 6.86% 7.44% 8.02%

 

Improvement Strategies for Indicator 3

 

Decorative books, girl testing, math, boy testing

General Supervision and Monitoring
  • CDE will hold districts accountable for their performance on Ind3ABCD
  • CDE will develop an Educational Benefit Review process which is a 3-year review of a student’s IEPs to determine that the IEP is reasonably calculated to enable the child to make progress in light of the child’s circumstances.
Targeted Professional Development /Technical Assistance
  • CDE will actively partner with AUs that have an identified need in the area(s) of English Language Arts (ELA) and/or math to increase the implementation of professional practices from the numerous professional development opportunities.
  • CDE will work internally to connect content specialists across the department to work collaboratively to provide direct support to AUs that have an identified need in the area(s) of ELA and/or math.

Legislation / Grants

  • The Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (Colorado READ Act) was passed by the Colorado legislature in 2012, giving the state the guiding philosophy, structure, and resources to get children reading at grade level by the time they enter the fourth grade.
  • House Bill 19-1134 - Identification And Interventions For Students With Dyslexia
  • Comprehensive Literacy State Development Program (Grant)

Target Setting Videos

Note: The feedback period has closed, these videos are included for information on the target setting process. 

  • 4th Grade State Assessment Video

Overall Intro runs from 00:00 to 01:24 Time Stamp

Indicator 3C content runs from 09:17 to 11:00 Time Stamp

 

  • 8th Grade State Assessment Video

Overall Intro runs from 00:00 to 01:28 Time Stamp 

Indicator 3C content runs from 08:54 to 10:40 Time Stamp

  • 11th Grade State Assessment Video

Overall Intro runs from 00:00 to 01:22 Time Stamp

Indicator 3C content runs from 07:29 to 09:11 Time Stamp

Additional Resources

 


For more information, contact:

Gloria Durosko
Supervisor, Data and Monitoring Liaison
Email Gloria Durosko
Phone: (303) 866-6885

Alyssa Ohleyer
Email Alyssa Ohleyer
Phone: (303) 866-6308

Orla Bolger
Email Orla Bolger
Phone: (303) 866-6896

 


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